Alisa Brownlee, ATP, CAPS’ blog offers recent articles and web information on ALS, assistive technology, augmentative alternative communication (AAC), computer access, and other electronic devices that can impact and improve the quality of life for people with ALS. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Any views or opinions presented on this blog are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The ALS Association.
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The National ALS Registry – run by the Center for Disease Control’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry – is a new program to collect, manage and analyze data about people with ALS in the United States. The goal is to gather information to better understand the disease and improve care for people with ALS.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is known the world over for groundbreaking ALS research and the Les Turner ALS Foundation is proud to support three research laboratories here.
We are the world’s foremost drug discovery center focused solely on ALS. Pioneering the ‘nonprofit biotech’ model, we have placed the person with ALS at the center of every decision made in our labs. Our interdisciplinary, industry-trained team of scientists collaborate daily in our labs and through academic and pharmaceutical company partnerships across the globe to discover cures for ALS.